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End of a chapter for Arnold bookshop

The reasons for the closure were cited as a mixture of personal and business.


Independent bookshop BUK in Arnold has announced that it is to close on July 29.

The bookshop that was opened by former teacher, Tim Beedon in September, 2022 made the announcement on their Facebook social media channel supported by a full statement on their website.

BUK opened with a focus on keeping things as local as possible and has always been customer focused, stating on their website that ‘We’ve got books for all tastes and if you can’t find it, we’ll happily order it in for you.’

The statement confirmed that the business would close on July 29 and that it was not a decision taken lightly or in haste.

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The reasons for the closure cited by Tim were a mixture of personal and business.

Tim’s statement said that: “I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who bought a book, shared a social media post, told a friend or did anything which in anyway helped benefit the bookshop.

“There’s just no way BUK would’ve existed for as long as it did without your brilliant support.

“I’ve been fortunate to meet some wonderful people and the support I’ve received for my little portacabin on a busy road has been nothing short of phenomenal.”

There will be a closing down sale in July with details to be announced in due course by BUK.

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  1. It’s a pity, I have bought books from there in past.
    Alas the economy is such a mess people can’t afford to buy even books at the moment.


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